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Early Registration for MRA's 48th Annual Educational Conference and Trade Show ends tomorrow!

Early Registration for MRA's 48th Annual Educational Conference and Trade Show ends tomorrow!

Early Registration for MRA's 48th Annual Educational Conference and Trade Show ends tomorrow!

The 48th Annual Marine Recreation Association Educational Conference & Trade Show is scheduled for October 21 - 23, 2019 at the Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines Resort in San Diego, CA. overlooking Torrey Pine's spectacular, golf courses, beaches, and the blue Pacific Ocean.


Information and registration for the Conference, and special hotel rates, are now available on the MRA website at with special Early Registration for attendees ends tomorrow, July 31, 2019.


Imagine the possibilities and potential for your marine operations and business as the marine industry continues to evolve in today's rapidly changing world.


The three day Conference will focus on meeting the new challenges and potential facing the industry today. Strategies for enhancing guest services and customer satisfaction, improving operations and regulatory compliance, and optimizing fiscal results, will be featured in Conference seminars and roundtable discussions covering key marine industry management, operations, and marketing concerns. An extensive Trade Show exhibiting the latest technology, products, and services from industry vendors and contractors will provide additional information focused on innovation, growth, and profitability.


The Conference will kick off on Monday morning, October 21st, with three special events:

  • The "Introduction to Marina Operations" seminar, designed to enhance industry skills and knowledge for both new and seasoned marina and boatyard managers and employees, with a broad perspective of marine operations and best management practices.
  • The 7th Annual MRA Marina & Boatyard Tour will visit a number of San Diego marina and boatyard facilities, providing an in-depth view of some world-class marine operations.
  • The 25rd Annual MRA Golf Tournament will tee-off at the Torrey Pines North Golf Course, recently renovated by Tom Weiskopf, and renowned for its sweeping beauty and enjoyable play.

Welcome Reception for all attendees and guests will be held Monday evening in the Conference Trade Show pavilion at the Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines Conference Center. Regular Conference seminars, Trade Show exhibits, and other events will continue Tuesday through Wednesday.


The MRA Annual Educational Conference & Trade Show is the perfect opportunity for all marine industry professionals to meet and share experiences and effective strategies to better manage an ever-evolving business environment.


Attendees are encouraged to register early. Special hotel rates, in particular, are expected to sell out, and conference Early Registration rates for attendees will end July 31, 2019.


The Marine Recreation Association is a professional organization that represents marina owners, operators, and other marine industry professionals located throughout the western United States, with additional members in Canada, Mexico, and Australia. Created more than 46 years ago, the MRA actively promotes and represents recreational boating interests while providing educational management and operations seminars and information for marine industry owners, operators, and staff.


For additional information about the MRA, and all of its activities and interests, please contact Mariann Timms by phone at (209) 334-0661, email at or go online at

 August 01, 2019